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Feb 13 - Week in Review


Feb 13 - Week in Review

See the week's main Government news in pictures

Election bulletin: Secretary for Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Raymond Tam visits the Registration & Electoral Office on February 13 to oversee the preparations for the 2017 Chief Executive Election in March.

New appointments: Eric Ma (right) has been appointed Secretary for Development and Stephen Sui (left) Secretary for Labour & Welfare after Chief Executive CY Leung (centre) secured the Central Government's approval for their appointments.

Market insights: Financial Secretary Paul Chan speaks at the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Forum on February 13.

Community first: Ahead of the Executive Council meeting on February 14, Chief Executive CY Leung calls on legislators to approve bills without delay to improve people's livelihood.

Valentine vows: Hong Kong's marriage registries are busy on February 14 as couples tie the knot on Valentine’s Day.

Productive points: Secretary for Innovation & Technology Nicholas Yang speaks at the Productivity Council 50th Anniversary & Spring Reception on February 14.

HK inspiration: Vivienne Tam's 2017 Fall/Winter collection debuts at New York Fashion Week on February 15, as part of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's 20th anniversary celebrations.

Smuggling suppression: Commissioner of Customs & Excise Roy Tang (right) and Indonesian Customs & Excise Director General Heru Pambudi sign the Customs Co-operative Arrangement on February 16.

Tech trading: Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So attends the launch ceremony of the Hong Kong O2O eCommerce Federation on February 16.

Art assembly: Chief Executive CY Leung (front row, second left) opens the 45th Hong Kong Arts Festival at the Cultural Centre on February 16.

Tax pact: Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury Prof KC Chan exchanges documents with Pakistan's Ambassador for China Masood Khalid after signing a tax deal on February 17.

Fine designers: Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So congratulates Young Design Talent Award winners on February 17.

City style: An exhibition is running at PMQ, Central, until March 5 showing 100 architectural projects completed over the past 10 years, including 50 from Hong Kong.

Industry prospects: Secretary for Development Eric Ma speaks at the Construction Industry Council Youth Conference on February 18.

Corps inspection: Executive Council non-official member Chow Chung-kong reviews probationary inspectors and recruit constables in the passing-out parade at the Police College on February 18.

Scientific spirit: Director of Leisure & Cultural Services Michelle Li (first right) and the Museum Advisory Committee Chairman Stanley Wong (second right) tour the interactive game booths at the Science Museum’s annual education programme HK SciFest on February 18.

Anodyne art: The Art upon an Island exhibition at City Hall features local artists’ installations which explore the relationship between urban people and nature. The show is organised by the Museum of Art and opens on February 19.

Wildlife tracking: Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department officers survey Hong Kong's rich biodiversity to keep a database and help conservation.

Citywide contest: Secretary for Home Affairs Lau Kong-wah speaks at the pledging ceremony for the 6th Hong Kong Games at the Kowloon Park Sports Centre on February 19. Representatives from 18 district councils pledge support for the Games in the ceremony.